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Dec 4, 2013 3:30pm PST
have a predictable regulatory environment. we do a good job of educating the kids. we have a good tax break. we're doing all the things -- >> it sounds like you're agreeing with the pope then? >> you look at the result, we have less disparity in the income that can most any other state. we would love to have the pope. he can come to provo anytime. >> you have a deep and personal passion about helping the poor, and i suspect you resonated deeply with pope francis ooze comments which were very powerful and compelling in many ways, but i'm puzzled. wise in the last 30 years we've had dramatic economic growth. i was very fortunate i was there with reagan and with clinton. in the case of the clinton administration when we worked with them, from 1993 to 200, one of the very four people of poverty left poverty, and huge economic growth. about 3 1/2, 4 million people, xw a million and a half people, lost their jobs. why is it so hard to look at the things that have work. try to find a way and say, which of these pieces really worked. find out what are their patterns? and how can we replicate
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00am EST
of the american federation of teachers, spoke about the report. she spoke about the efforts to improve education. hosted by the christian science monitor. this is just over one hour. >> our guest is randi weingarten, president of the american federation of teachers. this is her first visit with the group. she got an early look at the joys of helping children learn since her mother was a teacher. she earned degrees from cornell university and a law degree from cardozo school of law. she worked at a wall street law firm for several years. she taught history in brooklyn while serving as counsel for the president of the united federation of teachers. she served as president for 12 years before her election as aft president in 2008. that ends the biographical portion of the program. as always, we are on the record here. please no live blogging or tweeting or other means of filing well this is underway. there is no embargo on the breakfast. our friends at c-span have agreed not to air video of the session until one hour after the breakfast is over to give reporters time to file. give me a nonthreateni
CSPAN
Dec 1, 2013 9:30pm EST
and being responsive and looking at workers compensation reform or hiving -- or having a highly educated labor sector. drive an things help economy. people in the past said, well, we really don't have enough fossil fuel supply. but now we know, through technology and innovation, having the good and fair regulations, that we do have energy supply. so my state of oklahoma, since 2011 when i took office because of our business-friendly policies, education, reform we have done, making government smaller and more efficient, we have seen our economy change. the per capita income has grown by 8% for a family of four. >> it is self-defense. you have a guy who will steal every last job from you if they can. rick perry -- he is glad they are up here right now. while we are up here talking, he had his people on the phone to ohio and oklahoma stealing their jobs. >> we fish where the fish are. and generally speaking, i am spending a lot more time in california or illinois and new york than i am in oklahoma. >> we just beat him in football. [laughter] >> you know how to hurt a person, mary. >> but li
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 3:00am PST
that poverty because she lumberjacks a decent education or a health care or a community that views her future as their own it should offend all of us. the combined trends of declining mobility it poses a threat to our way of life. what drives me as a zbroond, a son, a father, as an american is to make sure that every striving hard-working optimistic kid in america has the same incredible chance that this country gave me. >> the current minimum wage is $7.25, adjusted for inflation. that's more than $3 less than the minimum wage was back in 1968. president obama said he'll support a senate bill to increase the minimum wage to $10.10 but not going to be easy. >> what would the prospects of that be not only in the senate but the house? >> they are not good. it would be easier to do that than to increase taxes on the wealthy at this point in time because that's been ruled off the table by congressional republicans. if you're going after inequality with those brunt instrument, minimum wage would be easier to do. income in equality, the historical trends are staggering. with respect to fast food wo
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 3:00am PST
, julie has done on affordable care act. a lot to talk about today including some disturbing education all rankings coming out. >> we'll get to that. we'll begin with the train derailment in new york. federal investigators are turning their attention to the engineer as new revelations of just how fast the train was going. the train was going 82 miles per hour when it took that curve. it should have been traveling at just 30 miles per hour. nbc's tom costello has the latest on the investigation. >> reporter: on the tracks in the bronx mta crews lifted the remains of the broken train as crash investigators went in for a closer look. tons of twisted steel scraped and crushed from sunday's violent crash. the ntsb announced the two black boxes recovered from the train revealed a stunning development. >> train was traveling at approximately 82 miles per hour as it went into a 30 mile-per-hour curve. >> reporter: 82 miles per hour. only six seconds before the train came to a complete second engine power was cutback. then the engineer suddenly applied full brakes. >> when i heard about the speed,
CSPAN
Dec 2, 2013 2:00pm EST
, for the first time we're actually budgeting continuing -- state dollars for continuing education. as we urge people to change their aroach to continuing education -- approach to continuing education from a kind of large auditorium, you know, you close the school for a day, you headache everybody hear the same lecture and precious little chance for real discussion between teachers and those that are leading the discussion. we're trying to change that model as well to be supportive of the kind of broader and larger change that we want to see made in the school systems across the state. >> so how much per pupil is spent in connecticut today? >> um, it varies widely. from district to district. it is one of the largest state programs, that is a kind of distribution of dollars in the education cost-sharing grant allocation. no district has lost any money since i've become governor, but the vast majority of the additional dollars have gone to those districts most in need. and that is a break with the it's. previously, if you put additional money into the education cost-sharing grant fund, it would
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 5:30pm EST
. to lincoln university, which educate add lot of south african exiles. and that was their purpose. to get educated. my tag came here with the pup of becoming a political journalist. and he was not able to get -- maybe he would have been hired. but he was not hired by anyone and eventually ended up working for the united nations at the apartheid division in the antiapartheid radio. and he had three degrees. a bachelors and two masters. one in library studies and one in communications. it was -- he died right -- his death coincides with my going to south africa for his funeral, and it was then that i realized that i was walking in his well, thomas, i am interested what did you learn in in the making of the film, and the, cans what were the things that you learned in those conversations that will never leave you? >> the persistence of vision. that even when things look the most dire, that justice can win out. that i want to come back british prime minister is speaking now. a man who suffered so much for freedom and justice, and a man who flu his dignity and triumph inspired millions. the str
ABC
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
educate. he was the most educated candidate they ever had to try to move voters to a new place. >> you mentioned the learning. and gay mcdougall, you campaigned to release him from prison. he used the time in prison to be educated as well. >> absolutely. he used it to be educated and educated the other prisoners. he called it the university of robben island. they spent time learning about political development around the world. they decided who they, as a political party and as, you know, activists, wanted to be. the decisionmaking. when they finally emerged, from that prison, they knew exactly the road they wanted to travel. >> and jendayi frazer, he was conscious of his role as educator when he became president and after he left office as well. didn't often hide disappointment in what was going on in south africa and other african nations. >> yes, he certainly was. i think president mandela, what i took from him was the courage of his convictions. he was very clear when he did not agree. he would do that privately and publicly. for instance, on the issue of hiv and aids, he certainly
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
highlighting the fact that a lot of this job growth, good jobs, manufacturing, education, construction. so they say that those are signs that the economy is moving in the right direction. at the same time, as you point out, the white house looking at those numbers and using them to argue that unemployment insurance should be extended for 1.3 million americans. they point out that within those economic figures you can see 4 million americans have been unemployed for six months or more. here's what president obama had to say in his weekly address. take a listen. >> for many families it can be the difference between hardship and catastrophe. it makes a difference for a mother who suddenly doesn't know if she will be able to put food on the table for his kids or a father who lost his job and is looking for a new one. last year it ended 2.5 people out of poverty and cushioned the blow for many more. >> now, alex, republicans are making the opposite argument. they are saying that the low unemployment rate or relatively low unemployment rate speaks to the fact that the economy doesn't need more s
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
growth is greater than would be without them. where women and girls are given the chance to be educated and to get the healthcare they deserve to have, we know that societies benefit. where women and girls can participate in peace making and peace building as full members of society trying to resolve conflicts, we know that resolution is more likely to be sustained. it's a great honor for me to have this award. but it is a reminder of how much more we have yet ahead of us to accomplish. to make sure that tom's dream, tom's life, the examples of the award recipients with us and those unable to come, bring out in each of us our own commitments to what we will do to further the cause of human rights, universal human rights for every man, woman, boy and girl in the world. it is certainly what tom would expect us to do to hold high his ideals and by accepting this award and knowing that tom would not let me off the hook, otherwise, it is something that i will continue to be committed to in every way that i can with every fiber of my being. because the kind of world we want is a world in whi
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
on education and other schools are falling apart. throwing money is not the answer. we have to allow them to north innovate. we must end corporate welfare and crony capitalism. we must encourage policies that will lift up the individual. allow creation for new jobs and improve the schools. can't be a bailout though. it won't work. it would lead us further down a path of dependency. more jobs are only one part of the solution though. i believe we must also show that we can build on a government that values our god given rights of all americans. in addition economic freedom, we have to have a 21st century civil rights agenda with education, choice, voting rights and prison reform. no one life should be ruined because of a youthful mistake. no one should be thrown in prison for years and decades when they haven't hurt anyone but themselves. no one should lose their voting rights because they spent time in prison. it does us no good to create jobs for young people in detroit if they can't later get such jobs because of out of control war on drugs. they should be able to vote and have a life a
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
that is done here. and all the non-profits that call the arc home offer access to everything from education to health care to the safe shelter from the streets. which means you're harnessing the power of community. to expand opportunity for folks here in d.c. and your reflects the tradition that run through our history. the blood vessel we're greater together than on our own. over the last two months washington has been dominated by some contentious debates. i think it's fair to say. and between a reckless shut down by congressional republicans in an effort to repeal the affordable care act, and admitly poor execution on my administration's part on implementing the latest stage of the new law. it's not surprising the frustrations with the are at the all-time high. we know the frustrations run deeper than the most recent political battles. their frustration is rooted in their own daily battles fop make ends meet, to pay for college, buy a home, save for retirement. it's rooted in the nagging sense that no matter how hay work, the deck stacked against them. it's rooted in the fear they kids w
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
together, he a democrat, i, a republican. each other and share ideas on tax reform, on education reform. on getting things done. we love the environment on you can actually achieve results. that's the great thing of being a governor. i look at so many of the members of the utah state legislature who are here. and with each one of them, i can tell you stories about how we things done and the can-do attitude. it was remarkable. senate went on to the and became terribly frustrated with the culture that existed on that l hill, something evan knows a lot about. ournt on to china to become senior diplomat running the embassy there. nd we kind of regrouped a little bit later when joe and nancy jacobson, who was the power behind no labels initially came and said would you like to ecome part of the no labels movement. what on earth is no labels? is it a third party effort to ind of ship wreck the republicans and the democrats. is it a bunch of mushy moderates to get together to take over the world? none of the above. ome to find that it is a group that respects the fact that we system.two-party
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
is it the education outcomes continue to decline when we increase federal control year after year after year but yet our outcomes continue to decline? even this week, another international poll coming out for that. why is it getting harder to start a company, find a job, pay your gas bill? why is it hard to fill up your gas and pay your cell phone? it's increasing fees and control and americans continue to get frustrated because they know this is not what we were designed to be. we're doing too many things. we've got to get back to trusting the american people, our state leaders, our local leaders and we've got to set the standard for what leadership looks like in america by our rhetoric and by our actions. we can honor people and honor each other even in our differences, but we've got to get back to doing this nation's business the way that american people in their heart know it should be done, where their voices are heard and where they get to make the decisions. with that i yield back. . the speaker pro tempore: the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. miller, for five minutes. mr.
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
the mortgage. they can't pay their children's education. >> they don't acknowledge if you send your lieutenants out here to say on television if you like your doctor you can keep it pay more. they don't get it to me that's appalling. >> the huberous and arrogance started with this in the beginning. they decided to do this on strictly partisan basis without input from republicans and passed a law that i think in their world in their theoretical world was the slugs that they thought was going to solve this but clearly it's not. >> let me go back to my original thieves. -- thesis. have new ideas. exchange ideas. if it's like, you know, if they don't understand what most american people are going through, talking middle class like 100 bucks more a month on a premium to a lot of families makes a difference. >> they ought to read the emails and letters coming into our offices and the phone calls. these are real life examples. these impacts on people's lives are profound. they are going to be felt for a long time. people having to make hard choices about whether to spend money on -- you know, much hig
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
clear to us the extent we're fighting against and the education system, he said it's important for you to start here and be an educated people because you have toe task of running a country. and you can't run a country if you're not properly equipped. >> thank you so much for taking the time to speak with us on the phone. and charlayne, he talked about education. and they called robin island mandela university. you have this place that is a horror where he was for 27 years, and yet his influence was to make it something positive for the other people. >> for other people like saki and others like him, he insisted they learn. because saki was a young man when he went to prison. some of them were 16, 17 years old. and so rather than see their environment as a prison, he and the other leaders turned it into something that was productive. as saki just said, they had faith and they had hope. but they also had faith that those people running around that prison yard and sometimes playing soccer also had to study their books so that one day they would be able to lead the country as people like
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
as a resource and not a cost. education and training must therefore be looked at very closely to ensure that we empower the workers, raise productivity levels and meet the skills needs of a modern economy. important work will have to be done in and significant resources devoted to the areas of science and technology, including research and development. government is also convinced that organised labour is an important partner whose cooperation is crucial for the reconstruction and development of our country. that partnership requires, amongst other things, that our labour law be reformed so that it is in line with international standards, apartheid vestiges are removed and a more harmonious labour relations dispensation is created, on the basis of tripartite cooperation between government, labour and capital. the government is determined forcefully to confront the scourge of unemployment, not by way of handouts but by the creation of work opportunities. the government will also deal sensitively with the issue of population movements into the country, to protect our workers, to guard against the
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 5:00am EST
] public a better educated about what the options are and that certainly is a major rarity of the cfp board to increase the standard of professionalism in the financial planning industry. the family do go to and friends but they also go to themselves. we saw that. that was interesting in the polls. to me it is the same issue if i were to ask this room how many of you are above average drivers. [laughter] you'd find that more than 50% of you would raise your hands, but if you are a statistician, you know that the answer is that you are not. so i think people are more confident in their abilities, maybe they are -- maybe they should be. people do need advice and it is our job at the board to make sure that is top-flight advice. >> if i could pick up on that, i was surprised by the conference withpeople said they had their ability to make financial decisions. i see an opportunity which some of our companies are using to leverage social media to get the information out in the community of people that you trust. we have seen a number of new financial advisory tools that are based on seating good
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
as part of ongoing efforts part of proposals private over public education and too much of a burden on teachers. joining me now president of the american federation of teachers. randy, great to see you. >> great to be with you. >> what motivated this day of action. why do you feel public education is threatened. >> actually as we've seen from the recent results, which shows the united states basically just holding its own and not moving forward, the countries of the world that outcompete us understand that public education has to be the center of education. they have to port teachers and support parents and rich curriculum including arts and music and science. that's what we're calling for here. we're one of any number of groups, student or parent, community groups that says we need a new school not fixated on testing, strategies that create winners and losers but we have to help all of our children achieve and succeed. that's why you see the largest coordinated group of action, 90 in all, set for different parts of time during the day today. >> with race to the top, one of the poli
NBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
activist and founder of free the children, focused on education and breaking the cycle of poverty. he's a winner of the nelson mandela leadership award and spent time with africa's greatest son. train the child in the way he should go and when he's old he will not depart from it. my father tells me my first protest about anti-apartheid when i was only two, of course, i don't remember that. but talk about the mandela legacy to you and young people all over the world, particularly those who may only read about all of his accomplishments online and in books. >> he inspired a generation here in south africa, you see children who are laying roses. they were waist high, writing poems and laying them at the staut tus. when you engage young people across the world filling stadiums, this year showing images of stadiums full of kids seeing them stand and chieer in ovation, and raising funds to build 100 schools to honor mandela. something they started six months ago. so he inspired a generation who's continuing his legacy to this day. >> craig, nelson mandela no doubt was a tremendous inspirati
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
and the courage of those educators who were on the speed of what happened. >> i went to president to newtown, and the grief was tangible. it was a physical thing you could feel. it is difficult to talk about even right now. in the last few weeks, there was an information, there was haunting details from the shooter who was clearly a young man suffering from sight mental health issues, and yet his mother, nancy lanza kept weapons in the house, took her son to the shooting range, she even planned to buy him a gun for christmas last year. she says, quote, you would want treatment for someone like that. he was isolated from everyone but his mother, and she did not have the understanding. i know it is sensitive because she is the one that he killed that day, but is that mother correct? should nancy lanza have stepped up more? >> nancy lanza probably needed help herself. and it certainly, as a parent, of four children, i can speak eternally about the challenges of parenting. not in this kind of situation, but easy to say in hindsight what she should have done. the point is what society should have
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
's covered by most health plans. >>> there's no question the world of education isn't what it used to be. ask anyone from teachers to parents, even students themselves. a new report by the american civil liberties union of pennsylvania looked at student discipline and whether the practice of zero tolerance is actually helping or hurting students and the verdict -- well, the overly broad policy just isn't working. and joining me to discuss is broward county public school superintendent robert brunsy, president of national school services committee and psychologist wendy walsh. >> tell us what zero tolerance is and why turn away from it now? >> well, the reason why we would turn away from it is because zero tolerance policies are not effective. in 2011 in broward county, we had the largest number of stude student school-related arrests in florida. 1,062. out of that 754 of them, about 75%, were for non-violent misdemeanor offenses. these are things that would normally have been handled by schools in the past and as we see the numbers continue to grow, they just put children on a trajectory that
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
the line. which is one reason why the current president is a symbol figure because he has the education of a 6th grader and he was a sheep herder. which mandela -- is a smaller group of black africans and it is a tribal clan that has produced nelson mandela, becky, but zula is a zoo loo leader. and this is a moment where black south africans are trying to reclaim the south african identity, and he was a symbol of their inclusion. >> this is going to a week celebration, at least, for nelson mandela, and i think that -- there was some who thought maybe they would wait until the morning to announce his death. >> but they didn't wait, and it is very -- as we with can see, it is the 2:00 a.m., and the crowd has just begun to get started. days of celebration. >> this is a very african way of celebrating life. and they are just beginning to redefine, and define his legacy, and what it will look like for years to come. for example, his grandson who is a close friend of mine, he is becoming the mandela campaign. which is is a foundation of rend braking the image of africa. you also talk about in
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 6:30pm EST
, their education, their experience said, "no." why? because they don't want president obama to have these people on this important court. they want to keep the court with a majority of republicans. that is wrong. it's wrong. and there were many reasons that we did what we did but it was the right thing for the country. it's the right thing for democracy. i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to executive session to consider nominations calendar number 30, 347, 348, 349, 450, 383, 382 accident 384, 386, 434, 435, 436, and 437, that the nominations be confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid on the table, no further action, any statements related to the nominations be printed in the record, that president obama be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: is there objection? mr. alexander: madam president, reserving the right to object. the presiding officer: the senator from tennessee. mr. alexander: thank you, madam president. reserving the right to object. and again, i'll make my comments a
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
are much more highly educated and well trained. they are dealing with complex software systems and they are costing more because we invest a lot more in them and it costs more to retain them. there are opportunities in the private sector that are greater. part of the thing driving these military personnel costs to some degree is the technological advancement and the fact that we are expecting -- what we are expecting out of them in terms of training and performance is higher than it was 23 years ago. host: earlier you mentioned the cost of military pay. a "new york times" op-ed last month suggested that military pay should be put on the table. host: do you think it is likely that pay would be a target as the pentagon looks to cut costs? guest: i think that pay as a target is an interesting idea. i don't think anyone is going to flat-out reduce military pay. "the new york times" editorial notes this is a politically and emotionally fraught area of the budget to be debating. i cannot imagine an area where people would be saying you are going to be getting less than this year. wha
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm PST
consider to be the good jobs, the full-time jobs for people that aren't as skilled or as educated. those have evaporated. those are the people getting left behind. to find them good jobs that have benefits. those are the people getting left behind. and it's hard to see those jobs in the future that those folks go to. that is the structural strange that's taken place during this recession. not a lot of people have a good melissa, thank you.o about >>> it's been more than 24 hours since the announcement that nelson mandela died. senior foreign affairs correspondent greg palcot has the story. >> reporter: they lit candles and laid flowers in front of his house in johannesburg. the people of south africa mourned and celebrated the father of their country, 95-year-old nelson mandela. >> the world today is lesser without him. >> reporter: the first black president of south africa was praised by the current holder of the office. >> we will always love madiba for teaching us, to overcome hatred and anger in order to build a new nation and a new society. >> reporter: and this from the last presid
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 11:00am PST
and cheryl trying. the minister of education has published a white paper on personal training. according to the keeper is planning to invest forty billion nt dollars over the next three years to spell this one hundred non profit pre school the next five years and ten twenty four thousand om
CBS
Dec 5, 2013 11:00pm EST
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MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
. you went to where. >> never mind. >> oh, my god tell me all these educated people on the set what is he trying to say. >> i went to alabama so i can probably explain it better than anybody else. boy that cuts like a knife. >> tell me, what is the concept. >> we don't know how to kick a field goal when we're at the 15 yard line. >> great game. >> is anyone here? >> kicked the ball -- 59 yard kick but we don't kick a 15 yard field goal. anyway, so let me just say there were a lot of people -- i'm going to say two things so you can't jump on me after i say the first thing. okay. >> okay. >> number one i hate to be harold ford everybody told us back in 1996 when we tried to pass welfare reform and limit the number of weeks, months, years people could be on welfare that we were the most cold hearted hateful people of all time and young children would starve and grand mothers would be thrown out in the snow. we were. we were called the most heartless people of all time. we passed it over two bill clinton wes to. he signed at any time third time. most everybody said that it was a great s
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
, columnists across the land have the opportunity to educate them about one of the greatest men ever to walk the earth. it's an enormous opportunity there for all of us who have have the platforms. my hope is that this is treated for what it is. a great man who did great things, inspired masses and remained as calm and gentle as anyone who ever lived. it's our role to let the generation know about this man. >> jennifer spoke about the auto biography which is something i did on the college speech and debate team. inspiring. also the new movie is coming out about nelson man dell -- mandela's life. >> the martin luther king quotes from the "i have a dream," and also to hear quotes from mandela, some of the words are so appropriate from today. we look at the massive battle in washington and politics. maybe the world will take a listen to somebody who's been through a lot more struggles that we have and listen to his words. >> makes arguments sound petty. >> yes, they do. >> he said i once learned courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. the brave man is not the one who does n
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
be able to escape that poverty because she lacks a decent education or health care or a community that views her future as their own, that should offend all of us. to take money from the haves and give it to the have nots, that's not what's best. ♪ >> be off with you! >> christmas is a time of generosi generosity. >> what other secular humanists are peeing on your you'll log. >> convince people saying that jesus would feed the poor which he would. we all know that. but would he impose a system that hurts one group to help another group? >> the top 10 percent no longer takes in one-third of our income. and now takes half. >> hum bug. >> it's this theoretical world that president obama seems to live in. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. did i just hear bill o'reilly say something about people are hurting? that jesus would want to help the poor, but he wouldn't want to hurt anybody else? you mean to tell me that bill o'reilly, who is looking out for us, thinks that the wealthiest americans are hurting right now? oh, i'll tell you what. food stamps, ju
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 6:00am PST
education because people who get, in the middle east get a decent education don't automatically sign up for the 7th century. the second problem was, of course it, when president obama utterly failed to take any retaliatory action after the slaughter of our ambassador and three other americans in benghazi last year, it became open season on americans. so it was really own a matter of time until this truly heroic, quietly heroic young man's life was cut short. bill: i want to make this point clear. we do not know if he was a victim of a crime or if he was truly targeted by islamists in benghazi 24 hours ago. but more to the point about what islamists do not like about werners teaching people in their country is what, colonel? >> well, you know, modern science and chemistry doesn't match the philosophies and religious beliefs the middle ages, it just doesn't but there's this, call this mad rage against things western even as terrorists are welcome willing to use our technologies. but bill, i have to say two things. i don't believe this young man was target of a robbery type crime because h
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
in the field of agriculture and agricultural education. thank you, mr. speaker and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the chair recognizes the gentleman from california, mr. waxman, for five minutes. mr. waxman: thank you very much, mr. speaker. on february 15, a small group of democratic members of the house joined together to form the safe climate caucus. we vowed to come to the house every day to talk about the defining environmental challenge of our time, climate change. today marks the 100th day we have spoken on the house floor. the safe climate caucus is composed of representatives from across this country. we come from the west coast, the east coast, the north and the south and the midwest. we come from coastal regions, urban areas and rural communities. we represent a cross-section of america. we started the safe climate caucus because of the enormous disconnect that exists between what scientists are telling us about the dangers of climate change and the conspiracy of silence and denial that exists in this house. there is a mou
CNN
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm PST
, meeting very educated, sophisticated, intelligent black people but who were living in horrible conditions and simply being disgusted coming from the united states watching what was going on in the 1980s and seeing the dramatic change that happened only a few years later in the early '90s. remind our viewers about what has changed in south africa over a relatively short span. >> reporter: well, it's nearly 20 years since democracy here, in 1994 when mandela became the first black president, and just remember, apartheid was a brutal regime but it was made up of lots, hundreds of petty little laws that all together created this racial monster so black people couldn't come into the towns to stay, to live. you know, there was a real sense of two separate nations. nelson mandela along with many of the anc and other political parties all created the environment by which this was broken over the decades. it didn't take a short time to do. it was years and years and years of protests and of defiance. here's a life that is remarkable. started in 1918 at the end of the first world war. let's take a
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
, health care and education to all citizens. what has been happening the last five years? exactly what this 3457b claims to want. >> i just read a great book by a guy named john mackey who founded whole foods called conscious capitalism. he says the same thing as the pope. he says we all have to eat to live. but that doesn't mean we live just to eat. we all think we have a higher purpose and that in business, business can't exist without profit but does that mean that business only exists to profit? why do we all work? we work to take care of those we love and provide a little security and to make the best we can out of ourselves. that's what the pope is saying. this is not an anticapitalist creed. the pope reinforced the principle of catholic, the idea that you push -- >> but with that term, social justice raises red flags. >> the term "social justice" has been used to justify big, dumb, top-down government that has ruined a lot of people, a welfare system -- one of the causes of inequality, it's not the unbridled capitalism it's the end of the american family that started in the earl
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
-house education collegettee examines affordability and appel grant program. you can see it live at 10 a.m. eastern on c-span three. colombian president one man well santos speaks at the national press club about the economic and political situation in colombia. that is live also on c-span3. >> as you walk in, there tables out front with pamphlets, prior to entering the gun show. howpamphlets are all about the government is trying to take away your guns. those were the guys i wanted to talk to. they were the guys with the leaflets. i said to them. is this yourself? and they said yeah, who are you. i said i am an academic, a researcher and i'm doing research on these organizations and these ideas and trying to understand them. a bunch of them looked at me suspiciously and said -- and asked me questions. i said look, here's what i am. i don't get it. here's my job. i want to understand how you see the world. i want to understand your worldview. look, you will not convince me, and i will not convince you. that is off the table. what is on the table is at one to understand why you think the way you do
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
educated. >> i'm not the biggest quoter of gallup but the over well ing majority of americans want it repealed or major changes. whien won't the president say, you know what, i made promises we can't keep. why don't we cut our losses and debate this to get a system you would buy into. >> you know what, i think the president made it clear he has always wanted further debate and input. setting the aside, i feel that way. there's never been a major law passed that didn't need to be revised and amended. >> david. >> every one. >> he says we are not going back on this no matter how many people it hurt. >> he said, not while i'm president. >> he couldn't be more clear. >> it doesn't matter what he said. look what he does. >> at least you came off of that. >> he did say we are not going back. he doesn't intend to go back. he intended to hurt people because he knew -- >> for what reason? >> to advance statism and redistribution. i'm serious. >> which people -- >> there was collateral damage. he hurt them because he was hell bent on socialized medicine. i believe that. >> really? i don't th
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am PST
for one-to-one support and education. [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> we talked about this yesterday with senator richard luker. the ukraine issue. protesters are in the streets again trying to force the president out of office. the protest that had been going on for several days intensified in the parliament's no confidence vote failed. demonstrators took control of the cabinet the administration's office. nbc news foreign correspondent a joins me. this is essentially a country that is divided about whether to join the european union or essentially align itself economically with russia. is that
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
are the jobs? >> unemployment for college-educated workers is below 4%. so when you look at that 7% number, it represents a lot of people who have not gotten their high school education or maybe just have a high school education. if you have a college degree, we're seeing job growth in professional and business services, certainly in engineering which continues to be kind of a real driver of jobs, health care is net hire job creator over the last several years and hires nurses and other technicians. there are good jobs being created. when you look at this total number, say, 200,000-plus this month, certainly a good percentage of them were in the lower wage category. but then we want -- those people who are out of work having the hardest time, need those jobs, too. >> we saw the fight over raising the minimum wage heat up this week. you wrote an interesting piece about the rise of income inequality. what would raising the minimum wage do in this country to close the income gap? do we even know? >> first of all, i'm all in favor of having this discussion about wages and equality. the minimum
NBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
. healthcare starting under $40 a month. i got education benefits. i work at walmart. i'm a pharmacist. sales associate. i manage produce. i work in logistics. there's more to walmart than you think. vo: opportunity. that's the real walmart. >>> we are hearing new reaction tonight from a hearing that will help determine where a casino will go up in prince george's county. mgm did well with the analysts reviewing the location. competitors say the consultants are looking at it wrong. tracee wilkins explains. >> reporter: mgms proposed location set it apart from competitors. >> mgm has a better location. it is three to four minutes closer to almost everybody in the marketplace. >> reporter: today, they told the video lottery commission most gamblers will come from virginia and d.c. the location at the corner of the beltway and 295 outways the advantage of parx offering a larger casino. >> they are starting with the premise three to four minutes matters. it doesn't. >> reporter: he wants his casino off indian head highway. penn gaming spokesmen agree driving a few minutes fro
CNN
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm PST
crohnsandcolitisadvocates.com to connect with a patient advocate from abbvie for one-to-one support and education. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. [ female announcer ] gold bond intensive hand cream. now my hands look great. [ female announcer ] gold bond intensive hand cream. this stuff really works! >>> welcome back to the sports lead. it is pretty obvious what the sports lead is. it is hard to ignore what many people are calling the greatest college football game ever played. auburn's stunning, really unheard of walk-off win over its bitter rival, number one, alabama, formerly number one, alabama. you get a true sense of the agony and the ecstasy through the play by play guys. they probably think they've seen it all and they probably pretty much did, until this weekend. first, here's the play as the crimson tide's broadcasters saw it. >> 57 yards to win the iron bowl. he spots it, kick on the way. it's got length. it is sailing. it is short. it is grabbed about eight yards deep in the e
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am PST
crohnsandcolitisadvocates.com to connect with a patient advocate from abbvie for one-to-one support and education. cortizone-10 has the strongest nonprescription itch medicine plus moisturizers to help heal skin fast. cortizone-10. feel the heal. president obama goes on the offensive today to try to revive his signature health care reform law. the obama team spent weeks playing defense over the disastrous debut of the healthcare.gov website. next hour he kicks off a new campaign to highlight the benefits of the affordable care act. the administration plans daily events through december 23rd but convincing young people to sign up for obama care may be a tough sell. according to a brand-new gallup poll, americans aged 18 to 29 are the least familiar with the health care law. this is the main group, by the way, an the administration needs toe attract to make the whole system work. call it crisis management on a global scale. vice president biden is on a mission to ease tensions between china and japan. he and the new u.s. ambassador to japan, caroline kennedy sat down with japan's deputy prime minister taro as
CNN
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm PST
for one-to-one support and education. >>> welcome back to "the lead." our world lead. paging dennis rodman. the world needs you to check in with your friend kim jong-un and find out what's going on in north korea. rumors are swirling courtesy of south korean lawmakers that kim jong-un's uncle has been hurt. two of his aides have been executed. the uncle is a well known top adviser to the leader and vice chairman of north korea's top military body. we should be clear cnn has not independently verified any of this and the state department says it has no information to share. and we're serious about rodman's diplomacy. he's going back to north korea in a couple weeks for a documentary. when it comes to kim jong-un, what should we make of his ousting his uncle if it's true? is it sign of an internal political power struggle of kim jong-un separating from his father? i want to bring in christopher hill, former ambassador, he was the lead u.s. delegate during the six-party talks with north korea from 2005 to 2009. mr. ambassador, thanks so much. as we said, cnn has not verified this. how trustwo
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
people across the country will be thinking of our children and educators. so tragically taken from us. and wondering how to help. we ask that you consider performing an can the an of kindness or volunteering with a charitable organization in your own local community. we hope that some small pressure of good may be returned to the world. this concludes our family statement. i'd like to add that our family will be lighting a candle on the eve of 12/14, the last night we spent with our sweet charlotte. >> and we will be lighting a candle for our beautiful little girl jessica. >> we will be lighting a candle on behalf jessie mccord louis. >> we're going to light a candle in honor of our daughter emily. >> we will light a candle for my mom dawn. >> we will light a candle for my older sister, victoria. >> we will be lighting a candle for my sweet boy jack. >> we will be lighting a candle in honor of our beautiful girl grace. >> we will be lighting a candle for our gorgeous daughter avile. >> we'll be lighting a candle for our beautiful daughter anna [ speaking foreign language ] >> we will
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
a permanent partnership between , for the and africans education of our children, for the solution of our problems, for the resolution of our differences, for the elevation of what is best about us all. that is what we owe to nelson and her to amy beal family, and to all of those who have sacrificed. for those 10,000 long days and the shiny example sent the clear understanding that a man who has given up so much of his life can give us that even more important than the sacrificed yesterday is what you are doing with today and what you will do with tomorrow. for that is the thing that always humbles me when i am with nelson mandela, the sense of serenity and peace and engagement in the moment. we so i say to all of you should not waste our day is. we should make more of our days. mr. mandela waited a very long time to actually do something for his people rather than just to be something to keep their hearts and hopes alive. and every day i watch him, that is what he does. so should we. in forgiving those who imprisoned him, he reminded us of the most fundamental end,n of all, that in the a
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Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
for one-to-one support and education. >>> boy, winners here, folks. it's happening across the country, and that means more and more people are going to be heading to the doctor's office. the flu, all that stuff's going to be cropping up. but the next time you go to the doctor, are you going to have the insurance? what's going to happen? you know, there's always that nervous moment when they look up at you and tell you what you owe. new york city oncologist dr. bill grace joins us now. doctor, thank you very much for being here tonight. >> good to be here tonight. >> you're an oncologist practicing here in new york city. what's your experience in your office with this whole thing so far? >> the chaos hasn't quite hit just as it has on front end. we had on the front end, as you remember, the chaos of people trying to sign up for obama care, and that's sort of being band-aided and a little cast put here, a little bit there. so, now all that force is moving down to the back end. we're starting to see the 834s, that is, the insurance companies are not getting all the data they need. people
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